Marco Antonio Solis performs at 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 24, at AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami. Ticket prices range from $55 to $95. Call 786-777-1250, or visit www.aaarena.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
The 48-year-old Solis broke into the music business during the Seventies as chief songwriter and frontman for the Mexican pop band Los Bukis (The Little Kids). Based in Michoacán, the group sold more than a million copies of its breakout hit, "Falso Amor."
In a sense, Solis is a Latin Jules Shear, having written songs for big names such as actress/singer María Sorté, the recently departed Rocío Dúrcal, and America's own Marisela. His most recent studio album, Trozos de Mi Alma, Vol. 2 (Pieces of My Soul), is a followup to a 2003 collection. Both albums consist of songs he'd originally written over the years for other artists to perform.
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